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Officers dial up victims

...artists' primary tools against them by setting up a phone bank to call a list of 18,000 likely victims. In the first...call a "reverse boiler room," volunteers staffing the phone bank reached more than 100 people believed to have fallen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/30/bus_286284.shtml
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Across the area

...told authorities early Sunday morning that someone entered her car in a movie theater parking lot and stole her cell phone, bank card and other items. Jennifer Crusoe, 18, told authorities that the items were taken from her Hyundai Accent while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/28/met_382364.shtml
Metro
True-crime author tells story of serial killer

...She gained fame by writing about earlier Seattle serial killer Ted Bundy, who once worked with Rule at a crisis center phone bank. He was "The Stranger Beside Me." Green River killer Gary Ridgway was the stranger in her neighborhood. He lived...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/09/art_433847.shtml
Arts
North Augusta traffic stop yields arrests

...to the incident report. Myers also had the magazine to the pistol in his pockets. The officer also found the cell phone, bank card and $350 that belonged to the victim. More than 85 grams of marijuana was also found on Myers.All three suspects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-02-05/north-augusta-traffic-stop-y
Latest News | Crime
Solomon goes from delivering mail to delivering on 'Idol'

...congregate in other bars around town on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to cheer for her. This week, Sears has also planned a phone bank at a car dealership where people can go to call and vote on land telephone lines. Sears also sells T-shirts at these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/11/tel_452875.shtml
Television
Democrats are poised to do well for our area

...using more than 100 dedicated, unpaid volunteers to register new voters, staff the headquarters, put out mailings, phone bank the base and knock on doors to provide direct contact with the voters. The John Barrow campaign was aided in the entire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/07/op_433730.shtml
Opinion columns
Georgia parties launch 11th-hour push

...on Election Day or take control by persuading conservative Democrats to switch teams. "We're going to continue to phone bank, continue to knock on doors, doing anything and everything possible to make sure the folks who haven't voted thus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/01/met_433065.shtml
Metro
Casinos gave big donation to politicians

...candidates for president or Congress indirectly through "soft money" donations to parties, which pay for advertising and phone-bank calls to turn out targeted voters. Gambling is a lightning-rod political issue in Georgia, where bills to legalize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/11/met_203854.shtml
Metro
Questions raised on effectiveness of Va. Tech shooting response

...incident was going to occur," he said. The dormitory was locked down immediately after the shooting, Steger said, and a phone bank was activated to alert the resident advisers there so they could go door-to-door warning the 900 students in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/18/met_125181.shtml
Metro
Some scenes at the polls in California on Tuesday

...qualified person on the second ballot and you can probably figure out who that is," he said. Later, while Davis visited a phone bank of union workers making get-out-the-vote calls, reporters pressed him on whether that meant Bustamante. The governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/08/nat_395235.shtml
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